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Project by bubbs posted 09-18-2012 10:14 PM 4929 views 11 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really enjoy intarsia, and I’ve done about a hundred of them. I can’t take credit for the designs, as they are mostly drawn by Judy Gale Roberts. But All of them are a challenge, in their own way, especially the tiger. That took me almost 6 months to complete. The cat on a limb was the first intarsia I ever attempted. It’s not the greatest quality, but it was my first step in the process.

-- Cats, beer and wood...perfect.





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woodshaver

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#1 posted 09-18-2012 11:06 PM

Absolutely Beautiful Work!
Thanks for sharing!

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#2 posted 09-18-2012 11:11 PM

Hello Bubbs! That is a great looking piece! I love to see these intarsia project! It takes a lot off time, and a great eye to put it all together, and have it look amazing! The wood direction, and shading is beautiful. Thanks for showing us!

-- Saved! and so gratefull.Consider Who Created it All

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#3 posted 09-18-2012 11:19 PM

wow they all look great. I really like the hummingbird and the cat on the limb. The colours are so vibrant, the figures really jump out at you.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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#4 posted 09-18-2012 11:23 PM

Amazing work.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 09-19-2012 12:03 AM

Wow, those are all gorgeous! Nice work!

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#6 posted 09-19-2012 12:25 AM

Outstanding work.

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#7 posted 09-19-2012 12:28 AM

Stunning work….... Keep it up…...

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#8 posted 09-19-2012 12:51 AM

Great pieces. Good work

-- Ben from IL

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#9 posted 09-19-2012 02:15 AM

Bubbs,You did a very nice job shaping the Hummer Intarsia

-- Intarsia92

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#11 posted 09-19-2012 06:30 AM

Those really are great. What is the finish you use on them?? Thanks….....................

-- mike...............

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#12 posted 09-19-2012 10:38 AM

the hummingbird is wonderful..I like that you only used wood to color the piece. welcome to LJ’s

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#13 posted 09-19-2012 11:05 AM

Excellent job. Very tight work. The finish you use really makes the wood sing.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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#14 posted 09-19-2012 11:06 AM

This is a wonderful piece of work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 09-19-2012 02:11 PM

Some amazing work love the first 2 …. Great job and welcome to LJ’s

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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